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View Mates Window

The View Mates window lists the mates for one or more components in an assembly.

To open this window:

Select components as described below. Then click View Mates .
Mates to view Component selection
Mates for one component of an assembly or one component of a subassembly Right-click the component.
Mates for more than one component Hold down Ctrl, click the components, and then right-click.
Mates that hold a subassembly in place within the assembly Right-click the subassembly in the FeatureManager design tree.

The View Mates window displays a list of mates for the selected components.

The icon indicates mates that are in the path to ground. These mates hold the part in position relative to the origin of the assembly. They are shown first on the list, with a horizontal bar separating them from other mates.

In the graphics area, components involved in the mate system for the selected components are slightly transparent. Components not involved are hidden.

When you select mates in the View Mates window:
  • The mate geometry highlights.
  • Mate callouts appear. They help you visualize the mates and perform common mate functions.



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